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June 7, 2023
Sustainable supply chain management is gaining importance globally as companies recognize the significance of reducing their environmental footprint, mitigating social risks, and meeting evolving consumer demands. To achieve long-term business success and meet stakeholder expectations, companies need to adopt a comprehensive approach to managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors...
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June 6, 2023
Are cybersecurity programs shaped more by perception than reality? Let's apply a little quantum theory to find out. In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger, an Austrian physicist and a founding father of quantum theory, offered a thought experiment about quantum physics to explain how scientific theory works. Schrödinger stated that if you placed a cat and something that could harm the cat in a box and sealed...
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June 5, 2023
Overall, the technology landscape of vendors and clearing/custody firms continues to grow, with well over 50 firms in this very crowded market. In the enterprise space, the market is quite consolidated by established legacy participants. On a combined basis, Aite-Novarica Group estimates that legacy providers Morningstar, Pershing, Orion, Envestnet Tamarac, and SS&C have around 50% market...
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June 2, 2023
Commercial bankers broadly recognize that their financial institutions (FI) have a problem with the onboarding process for clients when it comes to their treasury products and services. When a business decides to utilize an FI’s cash management products and services, a set of expectations is established through the sales process that transitions that business from a prospect to a new client....
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June 2, 2023
Last week, Deutsche Börse Group, an international exchange organisation and market infrastructure provider headquartered in Germany, formally offered to acquire all shares in SimCorp A/S. The deal is expected to be completed in Q3 of 2023. The proposed deal also coincided with the announcement that two existing subsidiaries, Qontigo and ISS, will be united under one leadership within the new “...
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Paul Sinthunont
June 1, 2023
Over the last 30 years, the amazing pace of innovation in electronic trading has completely transformed global capital markets. One could argue that the changing regulatory landscape has played a meaningful role in initiating various aspects of today’s market structure evolution. But other factors—such as the growth of the internet and cloud computing, advancements in trading technologies and...
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May 31, 2023
Open banking will change the business model of many organizations by empowering them to seek life-sustaining partnerships, leveling the competitive playing field of consumer acquisition and retention. Small to midsize businesses (SMBs) can partner with myriad financial entities to serve as an on-ramp to sought-after financial products. “Too big to fail” joins “too small to survive” to create a...
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May 30, 2023
Specialty insurers have traditionally made less use of automation than insurers in other sectors. But that’s beginning to change. These carriers are now differentiating themselves in a competitive marketplace. This is happening through investments in distribution (especially new business submission), product development, underwriting, and claims. In addition, ChatGPT and other large language...
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May 26, 2023
On May 10th, I hosted the Aite-Novarica Women’s Network meeting on the topic dealing with conflict. We were joined by Darchelle Caces (Senior Director of Project Management, Trustmark), Jennifer Ramos (AVP Portfolio Manager, Global Indemnity), and Bonnie Wasgatt (board member, Everlake Life and former CAO, F&G) who shared their perspectives on the most challenging aspects of conflict in the...
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May 25, 2023
送金詐欺(オレオレ詐欺など)による被害は、現在、自己責任と考えられていますが、イギリスの金融当局はこのような被害に対して金融機関に補償義務を負わせる制度の創設を進めており、米国当局もこの動きを注視しています。これを受け、金融機関や不正対策ソリューション・ベンダーは、詐欺による送金を検知し水際で阻止する仕組み作りを開始しています。 ■ APP不正の急増 欧米では、金融不正(クレジット・カードの不正利用や銀行口座からの不正送金(パスワードの不正入手))対策が強化されてきたことから、犯罪者は、消費者本人を騙して送金させる金融詐欺へと犯罪パターンをシフトさせている。日本では「オレオレ詐欺」が代名詞となっているが、欧米の場合、SNS等を使ったロマンス詐欺が最も多く、その他「架空の請求書詐欺 - Invoice Scam」や「孫の保釈金詐欺 - "Your grandson is in...
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